- Age 31 (April 15, 1983)
- Height 6'3"
- Weight 230lbs
- Birthplace Tver, Russia
- Residence St. Petersburg, Russia
- First Olympics 2002
More Ilya Kovalchuk
Finland defeated the host country 3-1 in a match that determined who would be facing Sweden in the semifinals. After Ilya Kovalchuk scored the first goal of the game for Russia, Finland responded with three unanswered goals before the end of the second period. Juhamatti Aaltonen got it started it for Finland, tying the game at one goal apiece.
Take a listen to Россия 1's Russian-language broadcast of the final three shots of the USA-Russia shootout from Saturday: Sergei Bobrovsky’s save on T.J. Oshie, Jonathan Quick’s save on Ilya Kovalchuk and finally, Oshie’s game-winner.